Eladio Fernandez is an iLCP Associate Fellow, a naturalist, researcher, and an author from the Dominican Republic. He has an extensive image bank on Caribbean flora, fauna and landscapes and his work includes underwater subjects, as well as vanishing cultural rituals and practices from the Caribbean. He has co-authored the field guide Birds of the Dominican Republic and Haiti and is the author and publisher of nine photography books on nature subjects from the Greater Antilles. In 2019, Fernandez co-authored the first of a series of scientific articles describing three new species of the genus Aristolochia. Eladio Fernandez currently serves on the board of Fondo Peregrino RD, a local branch of The Peregrine Fund and in Fundación Progressio. He also serves as an environmental advisor for Fundación Propagas.